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Nov 8, 2013 3:30pm PST
>>> tonight on "crossfire", the president and his obama care team are on an apology tour. >> i want to go in and fix it myself, but i don't write code. >> why can some politicians admit they were wrong -- >> i take full responsibility for my own access. >> how profoundly sorry i am. >> while others can't. >>> on the left, stephanie cutter. on the right kevin madden. in the crossfire, ruth marcus, and grover norquist, who opposes it. is apologizing shrewd politics? or just sorry? tonight on "crossfire." >>> welcome to "crossfire." i'm kevin madden on the right itches i'm stephanie cutter on the left. we have two great guests in the crossfire tonight, gull first let's talk about the president's apology. he's sorry because some americans are losing their insurance plans, and they're costing more. he did promise if you liked your plan, you could keep it, admittedly i've used that line, too, and there's no doubt the administration oversold it, but there are some facts that could be ignored. we are talking about roughly 3% of americans who could be paying more, and their old plans aren't
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
a great weekend, everybody. >>> president obama tries to flip the script but goes off of it doing damage control over obama care. this is "special report." >>> good evening, i'm bret baier. startling admissions and a shaky vote of confidence. a week this administration wishes it could take back. what started with white house press secretary jay carney mocking a journalist ended with his boss, president obama revealing a lot to another member of the press. all the while, questions about the future of obama care and hhs secretary, kathleen sebelius is are up in the air. we look at how small businesses are up in arms. the solution working on, first, ed henry with the latest on a story that changes by the minute. ed? >> reporter: the president is saying sorry, even though white house aids said he never misspoke and the cancellation letters were the fault of the insurance industry. breaking tonight, an official revealed there are problems with the website that had not been previously revealed. trying to shift the focus to the economy at the port of new orleans, president obama could not help
CNBC
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
as the blame for the obama care disaster comes straight to their doorstep. but is there anything they can really do to fix it? we have the the latest tonight from capitol hill. and at the white house, president obama has just wrapped up an interview with chuck todd. the president still defending the failing health care overhaul and he didn't apologize for the cancellation of health care as a result of bom care. and a great day for twitter, but bad day is for stocks overall. tomorrow's jobs report may be very disappointing. all those stories and much more coming up on the "kudlow report" begins right now. >>> good evening. i'm larry kudlow. we're live here at 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 p.m. pacific. first up, the big ipo wall street was waiting for. the rest of the market sold off. seema mody with all the key details. good evening. >> good evening. that's right, we saw 152 point drop for the dow, the s&p 500 had its worst day since august 27th. and the nasdaq hit a one month low. tomorrow we do get that all-important october jobs report. but despite the bad day on wall street, twitter shares
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 1:00am PST
have suffered from obama jokes unable to poop a single one. now it is coming oh you tell. communie even with a web site h can't get it up. obama has gone from cloud nine to punch line which is encouraging if it ends there. all of those senators that met with the president in a panic painted by the obama be care tured brush they need your help, out the door, who cares if they are panicking it's too late. they have voted for obamacare is like the titanic voting for the iceburg. they may be bailing on obamacare but it is bailing on them. if that's not part of the plan despite all of these whity gags talking about obamacare truly the joke is on all of us. >> that's not a hangover monologue, i don't know. >> you think president obama is crushed that he has lost the stars? >> couldn't get the web site up. >> they cut away, the song is funny it was about two minutes long we showed 35 seconds. it was hilarious they cut to the audience, the real true republican conservatives the heart and soul of the country laughing and all of the seat fillers who aren't even supposed to be there just there bec
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
less -- >> okay. i've got something i want to play for you. obama is trying to justify this. it's probably the worst apology i've ever heard. i've heard a few from men. here's the president's apology. take a lis to this. take a listen to this. >> i think for the most part people know i speak my mind. i tell folks what i think. i've been clear about what i'm trying to do. what we've been trying to do is change it in the least disruptive way possible. ultimately, i think i'll be judged on whether this thing is better for people overall. >> okay, so he's saying we're off to a bad start here, people, let's all come together, forget all the things i said, forget the lies, the conconfusion. it's going to be better when this gets going and more than six people can log on. >> i think he was very, very correct. the last part of the phrase, statement, saying i'll be judged on how this thing unfolds. he will be. i have a hunch this is going to be a terrible legacy. people will look band a say it was bungled from the beginning. they realize how bad the law really was. i also think republica
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 10:00am PST
't expect much on obama care. wendall what is expected. >> reporter: bill, the president travelled to new orleans to talk about the economy and show case and make american ports more competitive and handle the biggest container cargo ships to boost with exports and help with the economic recovery. he was joined in the andrews air force base with mary landrieu. she wanted to talk to him about a insurance company informing and tell them what is better. it is an effort to address the failed promise. it may not be enough for congressional republicans. senate minority mitch mcconnell to support legislation to allow americans to do what americans were promised in the first place. cope the plan they have and like. it is not clear if the federal government will order the plans. california cut a deal with blue cross to give 115,000 people to have three months to find new coverage. the president is looking for administrative solutions for the problem. >> my team, to see what can we do to close some of the holes and gaps in the law because my intention is to lift up and make sure the insurance that
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 2:00am EST
byrne win down with the guy where mr. young in alabama that didn't think that president obama was born in the united states. and the tea party rather than again going on the attack and trying to root out rhinos and squishes and everything else, i think they should take heart that ken cuccinelli could have been elected governor over a flawed candidate terry mcauliffe in the state of virginia with his conservative rhetoric if his allies, senator cruz and others, hadn't slammed the door on the government and brought us to almost the brink of default where cuccinelli got wiped out in northern virginia. i don't care how much money he >> it's like rodney dangerfield. not a lot of credit coming from the right to the governor of new jersey for his huge win up there carrying all the different economic groups and winning by 60%. on the other hand out there rooting for cuccinelli who lost. >> right. i think what you have now is a divide in the party between those who want to elevate chris christie in that main line wing of the party. and because they see him as somebody who has now proven he can
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 11:00am PST
weekend. >> tbif everyone. welcome to the real story today. president obama just finished talking health care in new orleans saying he would fix the troubled website himself if he could. saying he is sorry millions of americans would lose their insurance plan. ed henry live with more on this. >> the president was saying that he realizes there is not a lot of bipartisanship on the issue right now. he is down there talking about way to get the economy moving at a brisker pace but he talked about health care and was no moating the problems. he said at one point i wanted to go in and fix the website myself but i don't write code. look wait until this thing starts working and they won't call it obama care any wore. he is frustrated that it is not working and that is why he did this interview with nbc news where he walked up to a fuel apology and then said look, i feel bad about p people losing their plans here he is. >> i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on a insurances that they got from me. we have to work hard that they know we hear them and we are going to
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
, he instead tried to rewrite his original words. here he is with his obama for america supporters. >> if you have or had one of these plans before the affordable care act came into law and you really liked that plan what we said was you could keep it -- if it hasn't changed since the law has passed. >> of course that wasn't true. there was never an if or a qualifier on the original promises. to the contrary, he said "period" and "guaranteed" that people would not lose their plans. so one noted political writer called the sound bite we just played, quote, lying about the lies. washington watched as a virginia democrat barely won the seat after he had a double digit leads in the polls the week before. obama care got the blame. yesterday more than a dozen democratic senators, all of whom voted for the law and were up for re-election showed up at the white house begging for help. telling the president he had to do something, anything. and now we get this. watch. >> i feel like you owe these folks an apology for misleading them? >> you know, i regret very much that what we intended to
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
, a full throated defense of what we call now obama care and the president also joking if and when it becomes successful, folks on the other side are going to be calling it by another name. it seems as if we saw a real deliberate shift in strategy, no? >> reporter: yeah, i think what we're seeing is that -- what came out of chuck's interview yesterday, craig, and a lot of today was this whole idea of an apology, that the president was apologizing for the health care law. that's the way the gop was spinning it. by coming out and having the full throated defense by saying this is a good law and we still very much believe in it and need, here are the benefits of it and putting that forward, it kind of shifts the narrative from the apology for the law which is being spun if you didn't do that outright, apologized for the folks with individuals policies who got -- weren't able to keep them. it's a strategy that is intentional and being done to control the narrative better into the weekend. and as the president moves on now, he's going down to south florida, miami to do fund raising and
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
and the brinksmanship. >> part of the problem, obama care, continuing to hang over our economy like a wet blanket. ♪ >> by bringing down the cost of health care that doesn't just help our economy, it helps bring our deficit down. >> there's no question that the shutdown harmed our jobs market. the gears of our economy, every time they are just about to take off, suddenly somebody taps the brakes. somebody taps the brakes and says not so fast. ♪ ♪ ooh child things are going to get easier ♪ >> always glad to have that tupac when you need him. haters gonna hate. but president obama and workers across the country have something to celebrate. despite all the republican resistance and a 16-day government shutdown, we're still adding jobs. >> we just found out the u.s. economy added 204,000 jobs last month. >> i think that's a pretty good number. obviously oh, you don't like unemployment rate going up. but that's also so much a function of how -- whether people are dropping out oh of the job market or going in. >> most exciting to us in these data were that august and september were revised up.
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 11:00am PST
sebelius' ability. the comments come on the heels of that exclusive interview that president obama gave chuck todd late thursday. he took blame for the website's failures and also apologized to americans whose insurance has been canceled. >> still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. we got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and that we're going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this. >> jennifer covers health care for politico. good to see you. let's talk about kathleen sebelius here. president obama once again saying he is sticking by her and she's done a great job of setting up the insurance marketplace. she is is going to be hitting the road promote beingiing obam. even if the republican senators got their wish and the president bagged her, there's little to no chance anyone else gets c
CNN
Nov 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next. obama on offense. >> that will be good for business. >> the president says settle down. obama care will be good in the end. trust me. plus, another mascot controversy. >> this is the way it is. we're proud of being arabs. >>> what if smoking crack was the least of your problems? >> [ bleep ]. >> the most infamous mayor in the world caught over videotape again. let's go "outfront." >> good evening. "outfront," news. the president apologizing forly repeat promise that everyone could keep their health care plans. it is a stung reversal as now you, us, everybody has heard him give insuranassurance after ass for years. moments tag president spoke to chuck todd for msnbc and responded to the anger that some americans feel about that promise right now. >> i regret very much that what we intended to do, which is to make sure that everybody is moving into better plans because they want them, as opposed to because they're forced into it. that we weren't as clear as we need to be in terms of the changes taking place. i wanted to do everything to
CNN
Nov 8, 2013 10:00am PST
moments away from president obama, he's live in new orleans. will be in just a moment. he is scheduled to give a speech on the economy and infrastructure. but he may also have more to say on problems with the affordable care act. right now on wall street, the dow is up. today's jobs report shows an unexpected surge in hiring last month. still the official unemployment rose supply thely to 7.3%. hi there i'm pre and nakheelner for wolf blitzer. today it is likely the most powerful storm to hit anywhere in the world in recorded history. right now, super typhoon haiyan is bearing down on the philippines. it is so large, this is what it looks like from space. at one point the cloud cover blanketed two-thirds of the country there. its sustained winds are estimated to be 195 miles an hour, equivalent to an extremely strong category 5 hurricane. wind gusts are reaching an estimated 235 miles an hour. and that's sending debris flying through the air. buildings and homes are destroyed. there is widespread flooding. so far three people are reported dead. that number could rise dramatically after
CNN
Nov 8, 2013 2:00am PST
of obama care that he is sorry. but that isn't stopping the discussion. >> reporter: president obama is apologizing to americans losing their headlight insurance telling nbc. >> i am sorry that they, you know, are find is themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> reporter: about 5% of americans buy their insurance on the individual market. and some of them are losing their plans as insurance companies cancel policies that don't meet tough new obama care standards. >> we weren't as clear as we needed to be in terms of the changes that were taking place and i want to do everything we can to make sure that people are finding thepgs in a good position, a better position than they were before this law happened. >> reporter: the president said most people getting cancellation letters will be able to get new plans at the same price or cheaper on the new marketplaces. he stuck to the latest promise the troubled healthcare.gov website will be physicaled. >> it is better than it was october 1st and better than last week. i'm confident will be even better by november
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> the latest tactic from the obama administration is blaming the insurance companies for the obamacare chaos. karl rove and i will analyze. ♪ joy to the world ♪ the lord has come. >> another one by thes the dust after megyn he kelly and i school district they reversed themselves. ms. megyn will be here tonight. >> i am today announcing my candidacy. >> far left movie director oliver stone says he refuses to watch my movie "killing kennedy this wow. that might be good news. >> when does it all end, huh? how much is enough? >> caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >>> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. more excuses about obamacare. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. the latest is all the chaos is being caused by the health insurance companies. >> the insurance companies that chose to strip away benefits from existing plans in the interim that cancelled existing plans in the interim. you know, they took away that grandfathering opportunity. and that's a reality. >> oh, but according to the "the wash
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
that make obama feel? better off smoking crack than passing obamacare. >> this is getting on my last nerve ♪ obama care by morning ♪ over six served. [ laughter ] >> sponge bob and patrick visit the obamacare web site. [ laughter ] >> sponge bob -- >> obama and obamacare have become a joke. >> the government believes that the fewer options you have in picking doctors and networks the cheaper insurance will be. i frankly think it's the other way around. >> they don't care for us. they want to control us. they are narrowing your choices and as a result measures will be forced to find new doctors, new hospitals, new healthcare providers. nobody cares as much about you as obama and his fellow democrats. and to prove it, they are going to coerce you into living in a way they can control you. >> the house oversight committee releasing documents of so-called stress tests done on the site, the obamacare site, showing it could only handle some 1100 users to date before it launched. >> this was a failure to launch that they knew about on september 30th and went ahead anyway. >> sometimes it isn'
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
president obama is a socialist, marxist who doesn't understand capitalism. that's funny. in reality here's what wall street said about that today. >> we are finishing very strong. we will be in record territory for the dow industrial. we didn't see that coming 15 minutes ago. >> that's right. yet another record high on wall street. since president obama came into office, key stocks have soared more than 7,000 points. they're up 90%. and today we got another strong jobs report. 200,000 jobs were created in october. that makes 44 consecutive months of private sector job growth. a remarkable turnaround from the bush recession. and the president did it all with republicans trying to block him every step of the way. even shutting down the government. today he went to the port of new orleans and called out the gop for trying to put the brakes on the economy. >> some folks in washington tried to shut down the government and default on america's obligations for the first time in 200 years. it's like the gears of our economy, every time they are just about to take off, suddenly somebody taps the
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
president obama last night if he had full confidence in sebelius, this was his answer. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets. >> is she still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. >> joining me now, msnbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, msnbc political analyst and former rnc chair, michael steele, and democratic strategist kiki mclean. chuck, great interview, let's start with you. during that interview that you had with the president yesterday, completing this trifecta from the white house, speaker boehner says an apology is in order but what americans want to hear is that the president is going to keep his promise. republicans ask what does somebody have to do to get fired around here. ten republican senators have asked president obama to fire secretary sebelius. what's your thought here after that conversation. will f
FOX Business
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
will not get lost,. lou: obama administration in full damage control mode. trying to avoid further political damage as a result of the disastrous launch of obamacare, president apologizing to morning who lost health care plans but no apologies for lying about it. cascade of dreadful news for the administration maintaining momentum as new documents reveal that healthcare.gov was only able to handle 1100 users at a time according to test results a day before the launch, the shift in tactics and president's apology may now allow the president to abandon his search for a narrative that would explain the massive failures of his leadership. fox news chief white house correspondent, ed henry with our report. >> reporter: white house officials signaling they will not comply with republican subpoena due tonight. saying the release the numbers next week. president obama wants to set expectations low, really low. >> enrollment foro will be lower than expected because of the problems with the web site. >> reporter: democratic sources tell fox 15 senators facing voters in 2014, who met with president lat
FOX
Nov 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
forbes, in the article, it states obama care lower the number of uninsured. chart 2 shows obama care does ths to lower the expenditure on health care each year. health care.gov gives low ball estimates. headline here, websites are continuing prices. according to the article, health care.gov doesn't give you the entire story. the website may show a lower price than what you'll end up paying, so here are three important factors that impact your final price. the first one, premiums based on your age. finally, any subsidiaries you qualify for. in case you missed it, brad paislyand carrie underwood had a little fun last night. >> hey, i think i need a doctor. >> do you have that obama care. >> obama care, what's that? >> oh, it's great. it's great. >> what is it? >> i started signing up last thursday and i'm almost done. >> for a look at these headlines and a full story, you can go to our website wusa9.com and check every day for the hottest health care headlines. >>> could the affordable health care act actually end some marriages? one couple says they may be forced to get a divorce because t
ABC
Nov 8, 2013 4:00am PST
themselves in this situation. >> president obama, talking to americans losing their health care coverage, despite his assurances. critics are already calling it half-hearted. >>> a delivery in the nation's heartland. and the driver who survives a fireball. >>> for the second-straight year, stanford pounds out a win over oregon. and their fans take to the field to celebrate. >>> good friday morning. going to get right to it now. a giant storm, bearing down on the philippines this morning. ripping through the vulnerable islands with deadly force. >> it's being called a supertyphoon. one of the most powerful on the planet. winds have toppled 200 miles an hour. and the storm is far from over. we begin with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called supertyphoon haiyan. it's 300 miles wide. and it's bearing down on the philippines right now. this storm has had wind gusts of 235 miles per hour. that is comparable to an extremely powerful category 5 hurricane. evacuations have been ordered. and officials are preparing people for significant risk to both lives and property. as it hit land, the s
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
when the gets underway which should be soon. hours afterening 24 president obama was and governor perry apostate speaking in dallas talking about -- governor perry's state in dallas talking about the obamacare law. tonight'sreview of speech and some comments on the appearance yesterday. president obama was fundraising in dallas yesterday. rick fund-raising and i with this evening. washington bureau chief for "dallas morning news" joins us by phone. texas is one of the chief sources of resistance to the healthcare law. what did the president accomplish in his visit yesterday? >> the primary goal seemed to be fund-raising and he raised a large sum and we don't know the exact amount for the democratic senatorial campaign committee which will go to states other than taxes because texas democrats are not very competitive. up for reelection but the democrats don't seem to be making a run at him. i was clearly a top goal. far as pitching obamacare, it does make sense for him in a lot of ways to go to a place like are a high there number of uninsured americans, a high percentage of texans, roug
Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2013 10:00pm EST
. the fda is banning transfats. >> there has been an apology from president obama. the president says he is sorry to the millions of americans that are losing their healthcare plans because the coverage don't doesn't meet the requirements mandated by the affordable care act. the president has been saying for years if he the they like tr plans they can keep them. will see you back here at 11:00 eastern and 8:00 west edmonton:. the fda takes a hit on obese tea. owety. owe obesity of is this a band-aid on a far larger problem? >> john kerr kerry announces a l in geneva. >>> j why did that documentary never see the light of day in america? the block buster director and sir jackie stewart will join us with that story. >>> i'm antonio mora we begin with this your health and the fda. most people know that transfats can be really bad for you. now the food and drug administration has put out a propos al thaal that could see transfats banned from the diet they raise bad cholesterol and they have no known health benefit or safety limit. to understand the significance of the proposal i'm joined by d
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 2:00am PST
the philippines this morning. nbc exclusive interview with president obama. did he lie about people keeping health care plans they like? what about replacing joe biden as his vp? >>> twitter's grand debut on the stock market. and fireworks fly when number three takes on number five in college football. good morning. it's been called one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. right now, supertyphoon haiyan is lashing the philippines. they are expecting catastrophic damage. here is francis coe. >> reporter: the typhoon slammed early friday. the central philippines are barrelling the front. drenching rains that made visibility virtually nonexistent. debris went through the air. the roads transformed into rapid moving rivers. storm surges are expected to reach 20 feet in some cities. about 1 million people are taking coverage in shelters in 20 provinces. because the country is made up of islands, there's fear residents have few options. they are calling haiyan a perfect storm with a clear eye. the only positive, it's fast moving. that's little comfort for residents now bracing for the worst. >> nb
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am EST
will be better next week. here you go. >> nbc news exclusive. much more of my sit down with president obama and you will hear the apology on health care and leave the door open for the website and hear him on the nsa, the biden clinton plan and much more throughout this hour. on the first trip back to iowa, we will talk to the governor who was a front-runner for a few days back in 2012. we will talk to rick perry and why he's back and what's on the horizon for him. secretary kerry makes a last minute trip to geneva to talk about the deal with iran and what the president had to say about whether we can trust the iranians. good morning and happy for instance. every edition is special, but this is specialer. let's begin with the october jobs numbers released in the last 35 minutes. the unemployment rate did tick up because of the government shut down and furloughs, but the real story is that jobs were added in a big way, over 200,000 and blew away expectations that were closer to $120,000. 60,000 added to the august numbers. nearly 300,000 more after this jobs report. strong private sector hir
PBS
Nov 8, 2013 3:30am EST
that they are finding themselves in this situation. >> president obama, talking to americans losing their health care coverage, despite his assurances. critics are already calling it half-hearted. >>> a delivery in the nation's heartland. and the driver who survives a fireball. >>> for the second-straight year, stanford pounds out a win over oregon. and their fans take to the field to celebrate. >>> good friday morning. going to get right to it now. a giant storm, bearing down on the philippines this morning. ripping through the vulnerable islands with deadly force. >> it's being called a supertyphoon. one of the most powerful on the planet. winds have toppled 200 miles an hour. and the storm is far from over. we begin with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called supertyphoon haiyan. it's 300 miles wide. and it's bearing down on the philippines right now. this storm has had wind gusts of 235 miles per hour. that is comparable to an extremely powerful category 5 hurricane. evacuations have been ordered. and officials are preparing people for significant risk to both lives and property. as it hit la
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
, president obama is heading to new orleans a day after telling the american people he is sorry. sort of. hello, everyone. >> mr. obama issuing this semi-apology to those moving the health care coverage despite his repeated promises that they would not. made the remarks during an nbc interview. president obama: i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. we've got to work hard to make sure they know we hear them and we will do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this. patti: senior white house corns foreign affairs with us. it does not seem to have solved the problem so far. speak out not it is late as well since it has been cleared for weeks. people an individual market getting cancellation notices and for some of that time the white house continues to say if you like your insurance, you can keep it. president is headed to an orleans to talk about the economy in his nbc interview he said he wanted to make sure with obamacare the insurance people buy is worth having. presi
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 7:00am PST
ticked up a notch to 7.3%. jobs are topping president obama's agenda today. right now he's aboard air force one on his way to new orleans where he'll talk about boosting u.s. exports. of course the economy was the number one issue on the minds of voters in new jersey and virginia, as they went to the polls this tuesday. reaction now to today's jobs report from the white house. jason furman is chairman of the council of economic advisers. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning, chris. >> you're smiling. i guess you're happy with these numbers. is it about what you expected? >> you know, you're always happy when the economy is creating jobs. october was more confusing. as you said, you saw job creation but saw the unemployment rate ticking up. i think the thing that was clearest and most exciting to us in these data were that august and september were revised up. it now looks like we were creating about 200,000 jobs a month. so going into the shutdown, the economy was in a stronger place than people thought previously. >> as you well know, the white house put out a report ahead
CNN
Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
, what does that do to your trust, to israel's trust in the relationship with president obama, with the united states? >> we're still hopeful that caution and skepticism will prevail. we don't think the iranians should be given a prize. we don't think the iranians should be given any sanction relief until they actually take the steps that they need to take. it's important to remember the iranians are putting on the table proposals that are just cosmetic. they don't mean anything. they say we will give up 20% enrichment. the iranians don't need 20% enrichment today to get a nuclear weapon. they have the technological capability to jump straight from 3.5% to 90%, to nuclear weapons grade enrichment. they can do that. so we're seeing cosmetic changes, meaningless concessions being put on the table that don't mean anything and we can't allow the iranians sell us a bad bag of goods. >> mark, the u.s. is pursuing that, if the u.s. is considering this at this point and it appears that a deal, a framework could be close, then let me ask you again, how do you not think that the u.s. is
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 1:00am EST
obama from lifting sanctions that are key to irans participation in any deal. >> i do believe the sanctions that we put in place have created this moment. and i do know that the administration opposed those sunks and we had to push the administration to the table and i will say the administration is trying to take advantage. i hope we'll move ahead in a fashion that shows a real strategy to ensure that what iran does is real it's not just talk. >> with us from geneva where the talks are in progress. is reza. and finally dr. holla who spent 105 days in solitary confinement in iran's prison and has followed the negotiations as a director of the wilson center she is in our d.c. studio. great to have you here. >> ambassador i want to star with you. you have been at the table as a negotiator with iran. we were here in 2003. that went no where and all of the talks in the past have been a failure do you think this time can be different? >> definitely this time is different. nearing 2003 to 2005 we were propose being all transparency measures. all confidence america yours and guarante
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
last word with lawrence o'donnell." have a great night. >> president obama began this week defending the biggest legislative achievement of his presidency affordable care act. >> i have run my last political campaign. but, i will tell you what, i have got one more campaign in me. the campaign to make sure that this law works for every single person in america. >> this evening the president gave an exclusive interview to nbc news chief chuck todd at the white house. the president issued an apology to those people who were surprised when they got insurance cancellations notices in the mail. >> thank you, mr. president. >> great to see you, chuck. >> nice to see you. i will start with health care, probably the most quoted thing, requoted thing you have said in your presidency. if you look your health care plan you can keep it. you said it a lot during the run-up. at this point, though, it's obviously something a promise that has not been able to be kept, just to date "denver post" reported 250,000 people in colorado are seeing health insurance approximately seize chan -- policies cancel
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am PST
reid playing defense for the white house. last night president obama kept the door open to changes in the law. >> what we'll do is continue to assess if there are roadblocks for people, we're going to clear out those roadblocks. >> open to whatever it takes. >> whatever it takes for people to get what is good quality health insurance at cheaper prices. >> the president was less accommodating when it came to criticism of the person who oversaw implementation of the law, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. >> still have full confidence in kathleen sebelius. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets so that there is a good product out there for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't write code. she wasn't our i.t. person. >> no one so far suggested the secretary wrote even one of the estimated 5 million lines of faulty code, she doesn't seem to be going anywhere. speaking at the carter center in atlanta this morning, sebelius remained upbeat.
CNBC
Nov 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
that would drive earnings rather than the concern about taper. >> michele, you've been delving on obama care, the health care, affordable care act. is there a nexus between today's job number and health care? >> we talked about this morning. we saw a big increase in retail hiring and hospitality sector. there is delay for businesses that have more than 50 employees, they don't have to provide health care starting january 1. retail is an area where traditionally you have not been able to get health insurance as an employee. this rise is that because those employers were more willing to hire now, because it's -- it costs less. >> what about the other side, what about the idea that people would hire saying you know what, i don't have to worry about the health care problem. something i can send employees out to the exchange so freed from this burden of health care, maybe there's a -- >> they can't send them to the exchanges yet. >> can't do that yet but down the road, i know at lot of companies as you do too, that don't want to be in the health care business. >> absolutely. >> absolutely. that s
NBC
Nov 8, 2013 4:00am PST
on earth. the superstorm hits land. >>> and nbc exclusive interview with president obama. and what about replacinghe vp? >>> twitter's grand debut on the stock market. >>> also, toronto's mayor, and -- fireworks fly when number two takes on number six in college football. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, november 8th. >>> good morning to you. i'm richard lui. it's being called one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. right now, haiyan is lashing the fill spooens with miles 195 miles per hour and experts are predicting catastrophic damage. here's nbc's frances koe with more. >> reporter: it's what the philippines feared. the typhoon slammed into the coast. they are bearing the brunt. winds at least 150 miles per hour and drenching rains that made visibility virtually nonexistent. the breeze moved through the air and floated into rapid moves rivers. storm surges are expected to reach up to more than 20 feet in some cities. about a million people are taking cover in shelters in more than 20 provinces, but because the country is made up of
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